Earning a graduate degree is an investment. It takes time, energy, and resources. At Texas Woman’s University, we invest those same qualities back into our students. Our faculty and staff work side by side collaborating with and guiding graduate students through their programs.
A few reasons why you should choose TWU:
We graduate more new health care professionals than any other university in Texas.
TWU conducts research that impacts the prevention and treatments of osteoporosis, diabetes, childhood obesity, stroke, HIV, and more.
Denton, home to TWU’s main campus, was named by Rand McNally as “Best Small Town” in the United States with top rankings for its affordability, safety, good food, and friendly people.
Non-resident students who hold an appointment as a graduate teaching assistant or graduate research assistant may be eligible to pay the in-state tuition rate.
Texas is warm and sunny much of the year. Denton, Dallas, and Houston are part of the Piney Woods where the climate is considered humid subtropical. The annual average temperature in Dallas is 65.7°F or 18.7°C with July being the warmest month with an average max temperature of 95°F/35°C and January the coolest month at 45.5°F/7.5°C.
TWU is committed to providing an education that ignites potential, purpose, and a pioneering spirit.
Since 1901 Texas Woman’s University has been educating women to assume leadership roles in both traditional and non-traditional endeavors. Today, with an enrollment of approximately 15,200 students, the United States’ largest public university primarily for women continues to prepare both women and men for leadership and service. TWU is home to almost 300 international students representing nearly 55 countries. The university offers 47 master’s level programs and 21 doctoral programs in the liberal arts, nursing, the sciences, business, and education and is especially known for its strong programs in health sciences. Located on approximately 270 acres, the main Denton campus combines traditional Georgian architecture with more modern structures such as several high rises. In addition to the main campus, TWU has two health science centers in Dallas and Houston conveniently located in the medical districts of both cities. Denton, only 37 miles (59.5 Km) from Dallas, offers access to the vibrant, multicultural life of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Both Houston and Dallas provide international airports. Additionally, all three campuses have access to public transportations systems including bus and train.
Resources for Students
We believe in supporting our students through a variety of resources and programs including:
International Education provides assistance with non-immigrant regulations, monthly luncheons,and workshops on topics such as taxes.
The Pioneer Center for Student Excellence offers the Three Minute Thesis competition, Dissertation Boot Camps, and academic coaching, to name a few resources.
The Graduate Student Council promotes graduate student development, serves as a voice for all graduate students, and advocates for graduate students’ concerns and ideas.
CARE or the Campus Alliance for Resource Education provides advice about parking, alternative transportation, child care, and more.
Rankings and Accreditation
TWU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. In addition to the university's accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, specialized accreditations for state, regional and/or national professional association and boards speak to the quality of TWU's academic programs.
Recent rankings and accolades include:
TWU is one of the safest college campuses in the nation, according to BestColleges.com.
No. 2 in the nation for its Masters of Education Administration program (GraduatePrograms.com).
Ranked 2nd in the nation for the School of Physical Therapy, according to GraduatePrograms.com.
Ranked 2nd in the nation for the College of Nursing, according to GraduatePrograms.com.
TWU has received $2.2 million from the state of Texas to establish a hub for women entrepreneurs. This new center will provide leadership opportunities to encourage and support women’s business ownership and success in keeping with Governor Greg Abbott’s goal to make Texas the number 1 state in the nation for women-owned businesses.
Texas Woman’s University graduate admissions process begins with the ApplyTexas application and paying a $75 non-refundable application fee. You will need to submit all official academic transcripts for evaluation (and an English translation if the transcript is issued in a language other than English) and TOEFL scores or exemption. Applicants should have completed the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution with a good academic score.
Estimated Expenses for International Students
Tuition (9 semester hours for both semesters)
Estimated Room and Board*
(based on fall and spring semesters) *Will vary by student based on student choices
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